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Dita Parlo
Birth: Sep. 4, 1906
Death: Dec. 13, 1971

Actress. Real name Grethe Gerda Kornstadt. Born in Stettin, Germany, she trained at the UFA drama school and made her screen debut in "Heimkehr" (1928). After an unsuccessful stint in Hollywood she settled in France in 1933. Parlo is best remembered for her starring role in Jean Vigo's "L'Atalante" (1934), and as a German war widow who shelters two escaped French prisoners in Jean Renoir's "La Grande Illusion" (1937). She was deported to Germany as an enemy alien during World War II, but returned to France in 1949 and resumed her career.  (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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Cimetière Protestant de Montécheroux
Departement du Doubs
Franche-Comté, France
 
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Nov 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9750775
Dita Parlo
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Dita Parlo
Added by: Michel SCHREIBER
 
Dita Parlo
Added by: Michel SCHREIBER
 
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- Joseph Wilby
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014

- Joseph Wilby
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
Im watching L'Atalante right now. you were a very talented actress!!
- shawn
 Added: Sep. 24, 2013
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